Nov 4 2020 26 small businesses receive loans through METCO and Small Business COVID-19 Relief Loan programs

The Metropolitan Business Development Corporation (METCO) Board approved $1 million in loans for businesses impacted by COVID-19, as well as five traditional METCO loans, in September and October.

Nov 4 2020 Air Pollution Control District Notice of Public Hearing

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control Board will be holding a hearing on a Source-Specific VOC “Bubble” Agreed Board Order with LL Flex, LLC at its November 18, 2020, Board Meeting.

Nov 4 2020 Public Health officials caution city is seeing ‘exponential increase’ in COVID-19 Cases; everyone is at risk

Mayor Greg Fischer and Public Health and Wellness Director Dr. Sarah Moyer reminded residents today that case counts in Louisville are increasing exponentially in every ZIP code, putting everyone at risk.

Since the start of October, Louisville’s daily incidence rate has nearly doubled from 25 cases per 100,000 population to 43 as of today.

Nov 4 2020 Minority Caucus to hold Meeting Thursday at 3:30pm

 

LOUISVILLE, KY – The Minority Caucus of the Louisville Metro Council will meet Thursday, November 5th at 3:30 p.m.  The meeting will be held via video teleconferencing pursuant to KRS 61.826 and Senate Bill 150 adopted by the 2020 General Assembly.  During this meeting members of the Minority Caucus will participate virtually from either their City Hall Offices located at 601 W. Jefferson Street or from a remote location.

Nov 3 2020 Appointments now being accepted for LIHEAP, and new Healthy at Home Utility Assistance Program
Eligible residents can apply for heating, water, and wastewater assistance

Today Louisville Metro Office of Resilience and Community Services announced that appointments are being accepted for the annual Subsidy Component of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) now through December 11, 2020, or until funds are depleted.

Nov 3 2020 Councilman Yates to attend special check presentation for Shirley’s Way on Wednesday, November 4th

Shirley’s Way continues to be a lifeline for cancer patients and their families in dealing with the cost of treatments and living expenses while fighting this disease.On Wednesday, the nonprofit organization will present a check for $20,000 to this week’s winner, Tony Thornton, of the Queen of Hearts drawing at Shirley’s Way Charitable Gaming, 10966 Dixie Highway, 40272 at 3pm.

Nov 2 2020 Locust Grove announces new winter hours and offerings

In light of Governor Beshear’s recent recommendations for red-zone counties, and the importance of keeping our visitors, volunteers, and staff healthy and safe, Locust Grove has made changes to hours and offerings heading into the winter months. Beginning November 1, the Locust Grove Visitors’ Center, Museum Store, and Museum Gallery will be open Thursdays – Saturdays 10:00 am – 4:30 pm. The cost for the gallery admission is $6 for adults.

Nov 2 2020 Air Pollution Control District Proposed Permit

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a FEDOOP operating permit for TransMontaigne Operating Company, L.P. – Louisville (bulk fuel distribution terminal), 4510 Bells Lane, Louisville, KY 40211 in accordance with Regulation 2.17. This permit action is reclassifying the company from a minor source to a FEDOOP source, and is incorporating a construction permit authorizing conversion of tanks 3 and 4 to floating roof storage tanks. The 30-day public comment period starts on November 3, 2020, and ends on December 3, 2020. A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Nov 2 2020 Mayor reminds public of steps being taken toward LMPD reform, reimagining public safety

Mayor Greg Fischer is reminding residents of the next steps toward police reform and reimagining public safety, including a Metro Council virtual public hearing today, where dozens of residents will be sharing their views on the city’s short-term contract with the FOP.

Nov 2 2020 Mayor Fischer congratulates inaugural cohort of the city’s THRIVE Civic Engagement Fellowship

Mayor Greg Fischer congratulated the inaugural cohort of the THRIVE Civic Engagement Fellowship, a two-year restorative justice pilot program for young Black men who are committed to pursuing careers in public service. The four fellows took center stage in a THRIVE virtual celebration on Friday that highlighted their journeys and accomplishments.

Oct 30 2020 New violence prevention effort begins in Louisville

Mayor Greg Fischer and United States Attorney Russell Coleman joined community leaders, police, members of the city’s business and non-profit community, Metro Council and the state today to announce a new approach to violence prevention in Louisville that works by directly engaging those most intimately involved in and affected by violence.

Oct 30 2020 Community to Celebrate the Life of Bob Beard - Memorial will be held Saturday at Fern Creek Park

 

Louisville, KY:  Members of the Community will come together in a socially distant and safe manner to celebrate the life of Mr. Bob Beard. Bob was known by many as the Mayor of Fern Creek, and lived a life dedicated to service to the community in which he lived.

Oct 29 2020 Louisville Metro Council to hold virtual public comment session on FOP Contract this Monday. November 2nd

The Louisville Metro Council will offer a public comment session for those who would like to speak on the Collective Bargaining Agreement between Metro Government and the River City Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #614.

Oct 29 2020 Questions about COVID-19? Call Metro helpline, (502) 912-8598

The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and Lacuna Health has increased staffing for its COVID-19 Helpline to even more quickly provide support and answers to residents and businesses with questions about COVID-19 – and to initiate the contact tracing process among those testing positive for the virus.

Oct 29 2020 Mayor recognizes LOU Covid Rapid Response Group for collaborative, innovative efforts to manufacture PPE

Mayor Greg Fischer today recognized the contributions of the LOU Covid Rapid Response Group to helping combat the COVID-19 pandemic through the manufacturing and distribution of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) starting in March. The group is a collection of manufacturers, suppliers, universities and individuals designing and manufacturing or 3D printing PPE for hospital systems in more than 10 states.